Workforce Development Board

Overview

  • Authority: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Public Law 113-128), Section 107
  • Membership: 
    • 23 Member Board. 
    • A majority of the members of each local board shall be representatives of business in the local area.
    • Not less than 20 percent of the members of each local board shall be representatives of the workforce within the local area (i) shall include representatives of labor organizations (for a local area in which employees are represented by labor organizations), who have been nominated by local labor federations, or (for a local area in which no employees are represented by such organizations) other representatives of employees; (ii) shall include a representative, who shall be a member of a labor organization or a training director, from a joint labor-management apprenticeship program, or if no such joint program exists in the area, such a representative of an apprenticeship program in the area if such a program exists; 
    • Shall include representatives of entities administering education and training activities in the local area 
    • Shall include representatives of governmental and economic and community development entities serving the local area 
    • Shall include an appropriate representative from the State employment service office under the Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.) serving the local area; (iii) shall include an appropriate representative of the programs carried out under title I of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 720 et seq.), other than section 112 of part C of that title (29 U.S.C. 732, 741), serving the local area
  • Term of Office: Business representatives: Two years | Non-business members: Three years
  • Powers: The local board shall coordinate activities with education and training providers in the local area.
  • Staff Contact: Workforce Development 520-866-8085 https://arizonaatwork.com/locations/pinal-county/local-board/meetings 

Current Members

Business Representatives:

  • Liz Harris-Tuck, Career Horizons 
    09/01/2023 to 08/31/2025
  • Jackob Andersen, Saint Holdings, LLC 
    06/01/2023 to 05/31/2025
  • Jack Beveridge, Empowerment Systems 
    07/01/2023 to 06/30/2025
  • Harold Christ, The Windmill Winery 
    08/01/2022 to 07/31/2024
  • Logen Kelly, Cardinal Glass 
    11/01/2023 to 10/31/2025
  • Bryan Seppala, Resolution Copper 
    12/01/2023 to 11/30/2025
  • Christina Walker, Sun Life Family Health Center, Inc. 
    05/01/2022 to 04/30/2024
  • Jim Garrett, Garrett Motors 
    12/01/2023 to 11/30/2025
  • Eric Craft, Procter & Gamble
    02/01/2023 to 01/31/2025
  • Stacey Rich, Abbott Nutrition

    09/06/2023 to 09/05/2025

  • Vacant

  • Vacant

Workforce Representatives:

  • Erica Ballesteros, The Change Project 
    06/01/2023 to 05/31/2026
  • Lynn Parsons, Achieve Pinal 
    12/01/2022 to 11/30/2025
  • Joel Villegas, Pinal County Education Service Agency
    09/06/2023 to 03/03/2024
  • Joshua Paine, Arizona Operating Engineers 
    06/01/2023 to 05/31/2026
  • Soloman Galyon, Arizona Construction and Building Trades Council
    09/06/2023 to 09/05/2026
  • Samuel Kolapo, Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Center
    09/06/2023 to 09/05/2026

Education & Training Representatives:

  • Susan Aguilar, Central Arizona College 
    09/01/2022 to 08/31/2025
  • Andrew Clegg, Central Arizona College 
    09/07/2022 to 06/30/2024

Government & Economic Development Representatives:

  • Mary Fleck,  Arizona Department of Economic Security, Vocational Rehabilitation
    06/01/2022 to 06/30/2025
  • Tim Tucker, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Wagner-Peyser/Employment Service
    06/01/2023 to 05/31/2026
  • Richard Wilkie, City of Casa Grande
    06/01/2021 to 06/30/2024

MEETINGS

  • Pursuant to Open Meeting Law, meetings are scheduled as needed.
  • Statement of Meeting Posting Locations: Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02. Public Notice is hereby given that all Pinal County Workforce Development Board Meeting Notices shall be posted in a kiosk located outside the front entrance or on the front door window of the 1891 Historic Courthouse located at 135 N. Pinal Street, Florence, AZ 85132, and the county’s website, (View Agendas & Minutes located below). All Meeting Agendas are inclusive of the Meeting Notice of Posting which indicates the date, time, and place of said meetings.

View Agendas & Minutes